What is Telemedicine and why you should have a telemedicine plan?
September 10, 2013
What is telemedicine?
It's the use of information technology including the telephone, the Internet and personal computers, for diagnosing, treating and monitoring patients. Telemedicine is adding a new dimension to modern health care. These advances are not only making care more accessible and convenient, they are also helping to raise the quality and contain the costs of medical care.
Why you should have aTelemedicine plan? It’s Fast. No more waiting rooms with sick people, no driving, no babysitter; connect to a doctor instantly via phone or email. It’s Convenient. You get care when you need it, whether you’re traveling, at work or in your home 24/7, 365 days a year. It’s Affordable. Telemedicine costs less than traditional office visits, and avoids the expense of travel. It’s Easy. Our process is simple, secure and electronically maintains your medical history. It’s Reliable. Telemedicine doctors are all U.S. Based and licensed. It’s Transferable. You can share your electronic medical records with your primary care physician, family, or other specialist.